It’s your job as a parent to always try to see things through your children’s eyes — no small feat now that the online world has broadened their experiences exponentially. “The advent of the Internet means that the [drug] pusher is no longer on the corner in the bad part of town, but on the Internet a click away from your own kitchen table,” explains Dr. Phil in his Tip of the Day. “There is such accessibility for these children that you have to plug in and know what’s going on. Don’t be intimidated by technology, and don’t be intimidated when they roll their eyes. If you’re asking your kid questions and they’re rolling their eyes, that doesn’t mean that their ears have turned off … Knock on the door again and get an answer — it is your job.”
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